this is an HRM topic
2. How useful are psychological motivation theories in explaining behaviour in organizations?
Relevant papers may include:
Cullen, D. (1997) Maslow, monkeys and motivation theory. Organization, 4(3): 355-373.
Dye, K., Mills, A.J. and Weatherbee, T., (2005) Maslow: man interrupted: reading management theory in context. Management Decision 43(10): 1375-1395.
Herzberg, F. (2003) one more time: How do you motivate employees? Harvard Business Review 81(1): 87-96.
Horwitz, F.M., Chan Feng Heng and Quazi, H.A. (2003) Finders, keepers? Attracting, motivating and retaining knowledge workers, Human Resource Management Journal, 13(4), pp. 23-24.
Leonard, N.H., Beauvais, L. and Scholl, R.W. (1999) Work motivation: The incorporation of self-concept-based processes. Human Relations, 52(8): 969-998.
Rinehard, J.W. (2006) The tyranny of work: Alienation and the labour process (4th edition), Scarborough, ON: Nelson Thompson.